APD arrests teen, man in fatal Mountain View shooting
Anchorage police say a teenage boy, the second of two people who died in two hours Friday night during separate Mountain View shootings, was killed by another teen who gave the gun he used to a man.
Suspects sought in 1 of 2 Mountain View homicides
Two Mountain View homicides in less than two hours early Friday evening appear to be unrelated, police said, with at least one suspect still sought in the later of the two cases.
Southeast Alaska park sees second air accident in a week
A second pilot has been rescued from an aircraft accident this week in Southeast Alaska’s Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.
Swimmer's itch reported at Jewel Lake
Before you take a dip at Anchorage lakes, local health officials hope you’ll heed their warning: a nasty parasite may be coming to a beach near you.
STAR sexual abuse crisis line calls are up
Calls to the Standing Together Against Rape (STAR) crisis line were 20-precent higher last year.
Family says video shows wanted man casing house
APD identified the man as 29-year-old Jake Lish who has an outstanding warrant for a probation violation on vehicle theft. A spokesperson called Lish a "person of interest" in this latest case.
Stronger state load law not signed before rock killed boy
A bill that would increase penalties for people who drive with unsecured loads that injure people has passed the Alaska Legislature. Kelly Roy helped make it happen.
Lawmakers scrutinize salmon habitat initiative
A Senate panel on Friday heard concerns from Gov. Bill Walker’s administration over a ballot measure to update fish habitat laws.
Sterling crash leaves motorcyclist dead
The driver of a motorcycle was killed Thursday evening in a Sterling collision with a pickup truck, Alaska State Troopers said.
Arson fire destroys home in Pilot Station 'party'
Four people from a northwest Alaska village are in custody after Alaska State Troopers say a home was deliberately burned last weekend.
APD names motorcyclist killed in Muldoon crash
A man driving a motorcycle died late Wednesday in a Muldoon collision, according to Anchorage police.
APD officer cleared in stabbing suspect's shooting
An Anchorage police officer has been legally cleared in the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding man who had just stabbed a woman, state prosecutors said Friday.
Truck, driver tentatively ID'd in rock fall that killed boy
Investigators believe they know whose truck a rock fell from on the Sterling Highway Thursday afternoon, fatally striking an 8-year-old boy in a passing car, but haven’t yet named the driver.
Fish and Game still seeks bear in Eagle River maulings
State officials are still trying to find the brown bear sow responsible for two Eagle River maulings last month including one that was fatal, after killing three bears last week and catching others in nearby traps.
What's with the fog, clouds? Clear skies ahead
Anchorage, what's with all this fog and clouds? Don't worry, There is still a great weekend in store.
Man convicted of attempted child sex crimes
An Anchorage man could face up to life in prison for multiple attempted child sex crimes, authorities say.
APD: Woman hurt in Koot's parking lot shooting
Anchorage police say they're looking for witnesses after a woman was shot in the Koot's parking lot early Friday morning.
'Get Out' and go hike the backside of Flattop
Whether you're new in town or looking for someplace new to explore, we want you to "get out" and get to know Alaska.
Rock kills boy, 8, in car on Sterling Highway
A young Eagle River boy died on the Sterling Highway Thursday afternoon, after a large rock fell from another vehicle and struck him in a car.
Reality Check: What the Helsinki?
In this week’s Reality Check John Tracy weighs in on the President’s controversial press conference, but is more concerned about what the President might have said in private.
Police name Anchorage bicycle shooting victim
An Anchorage shooting over a bicycle has become a homicide case after the victim’s death, police said Wednesday.
Witnesses describe pilot’s takeoff struggle before fatal crash
Colt Richter was killed after his plane went down just a minute after leaving Willow Lake. His two passengers survived.
Russian totem pole signifies friendship
Carvers from the Siberian city of Yakutsk are in Anchorage making a traditional totem pole. The pole signifies friendship between the two countries.
Overboard fisherman sought near Pilot Point
A 25-year-old man who fell overboard Thursday from a fishing vessel on the Ugashik River is being sought by U.S. Coast Guard searchers and good Samaritans.
Anchorage park could be named after cyclist killed there
An effort is under way to change the name of an Anchorage park, in honor of a bicyclist killed by a drunk driver.
A legislative ethics panel on Thursday ruled “clear and convincing evidence” existed when ruling state Rep. David Eastman violated ethics law by disclosing the existence of a complaint deemed confidential.
Charges: Teen fought off Eagle River kidnap attempt
"He's the real hero in all of this. His information helped lead to a fast arrest." 13 year old boy from Eagle River fights off a kidnapping attempt along bike path on Old Glenn Highway
Pilot swims away from Southeast Alaska plane crash
The pilot and sole occupant of a plane that crashed Wednesday in Southeast Alaska's Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve was well-prepared, according to the U.S. Coast Guard, and survived with "minimal injuries.”
Feds sentence man caught with 'pedophile handbook'
An Anchorage man who was initially feared to have local child victims was sentenced Thursday to eight and a half years in federal prison for possessing child pornography.
Covenant House receives $1M to help homeless kids
The Alaska chapter of social services group Covenant House has received a seven-figure grant intended to help get homeless children off Alaska’s streets.
Juneau's Mendenhall Lake under flood warning
A flood warning is in effect Thursday for Juneau's Mendenhall Lake and surrounding areas.
State: Killed brown bears not involved in Soltis death
Recent DNA tests on a sow brown bear and two cubs killed last Friday not involved in missing hiker death, Fish and Game said.
Anchorage International Airport conducts live fire training
If you see smoke or fire near the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport don't be alarmed -- it's just a training exercise.
Pilot ID'd in fatal plane crash near Willow Lake
Alaska State Troopers have identified the pilot who was killed in a plane crash near Willow Lake Wednesday night.
Don't get scammed: Here's how to 'Donate with Honor'
Alaska, along with every other state in the nation wants to help you avoid veteran charity scams.
2 hurt in East Anchorage RV crash
Police are investigating a crash involving a truck and an RV that sent two people to the hospital with injuries.
Alaska sea creature identified as decomposing whale
A sea creature that Alaskan fishermen believed to be a giant squid turned out to be the decaying carcass of a humpback whale.
Biologists kill 4 black bears at Muldoon campground
State biologists have killed four black bears at a campground near Muldoon Road, after reports of bears tearing open tents looking for food.
5 arrested, charged in theft investigation
Anchorage police say they've arrested and charged five people following a theft investigation.
SUV shot, damaged at Arctic Valley trailhead
Kara Jones returned from an Arctic Valley hike with friends to find that one of their SUVs had been shot several times.
State asks for money back after Medicaid mistake
The state is now asking medical providers to pay for a $15 million mistake.
Man arrested after shots fired near Northway Mall
A call Wednesday night involving gunfire near the Northway Mall ended with one man behind bars, police said.
JBER installs its first female commander
Air Force Col. Patricia A. Csànk has taken command of Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, the first woman ever to do so, in a change of command ceremony Friday.
Outstanding or failure: Assembly member disagrees over 'Bridgepocalypse'
Assemblymember Amy Demboski refuses to support a resolution honoring state and Muni workers who responded to the so-called “Bridgepocalypse” event in March.
Alaska's seafood industry should brace for another setback in the growing trade war with China, according to an industry analyst.
2 boys ID’d in Mountain View playground fire
Two young boys are responsible for a $100,000 fire last week at an Anchorage school playground, according to police, with few details available regarding the blaze.
Report: Weather was deteriorating before Alaska plane crash
Investigators say a pilot who crashed a charter plane on a mountain in Alaska initially confused the snow-covered slopes with a body of water in deteriorating weather conditions.
Man arrested for kidnapping attempt in Eagle River
A 19-year-old was arrested for kidnapping and assault charges on a 13-year-old boy in Eagle River
Anchorage man charged with OUI, assault
An Anchorage man was arrested on OUI and assault charges after he pointed a gun at his girlfriend, then proceeded to drive drunk Tuesday afternoon, authorities say.
Cannabis festival investigated for allowing pot consumption
The director of the Alaska Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office will recommend a fine for organizers of a cannabis festival that allowed public consumption of pot.
Candidate for Alaska House doesn't live in Alaska
Some Alaska Democratic party leaders are questioning the candidacy of a woman running in their U.S. House primary.
Anchorage man sentenced to life for kidnapping, shooting 2 brothers
An Anchorage man will spend the rest of his life in prison after he was convicted of kidnapping and shooting two brothers.
Walker signs Alaska workplace smoking ban
A ban on smoking in workplaces across Alaska is now the law of the land, after being signed by Gov. Bill Walker.
Price, space push new homes to Mat-Su
In 2016, nearly half of Alaska's new homes were built in the Mat-Su.
DeBarr Road reopens after East Anchorage crash
Anchorage police responded to a DeBarr Road vehicle collision Tuesday night.
MGM sues Vegas shooting victims in push to avoid liability
MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las Vegas.
Mat-Su crime prompts call for borough-funded policing
As Alaska State Troopers struggle to keep up with crime in the Mat-Su Borough, a borough Assembly member is asking voters to pick up the tab.
ABL fan's favorite seat is left-field choice
Mark Corbin has cheered for the Chugiak-Eagle River Chinooks from his left-field seat since they moved to town.
Parnell backs Dunleavy over Treadwell for governor
Former Alaska governor Sean Parnell has endorsed Mike Dunleavy over Mead Treadwell, who served as Parnell’s lieutenant governor during his first full term.
Anchorage shooting suspect bit by K-9, arrested
Anchorage police arrested the suspect in a July 4th shooting at a mid-town park over a bicycle.
'It hurts my heart:' Sale starts at last Alaska Blockbusters
The Blockbuster Video store in East Anchorage began a clearance sale Tuesday, as the chain's last Alaska locations close.
Troopers: Dumped Mat-Su fish could be old catch
Salmon dumped along the KGB highway could be from last year according to Alaska Wildlife Trooper investigators.
Vehicle found in Dimond-Minnesota shooting
Anchorage police have located the vehicle from which they say shots were fired at an SUV, leaving the SUV's driver suffering multiple gunshot wounds.
Ethics panel hearing complaint against Eastman
Republican Rep. David Eastman requested the formal hearing on the subcommittee's probable cause finding, released earlier this year.
Nenana lifts notice to boil water from city system
A city south of Fairbanks has lifted a notice for residents to boil their water.
Murkowski 'stunned' that Trump didn't confront Putin
Alaska's senior U.S. senator says she is "stunned" that President Trump did not confront Russian President Vladimir Putin over election interference.
Mom says son threatened with gun on the playground
An Anchorage mom says teenagers threatened her 8-year-old son on the Airport Heights playground.
Spenardian wins palm tree bid
Jay Stange says he has the winning bid for a neon palm tree that stood for years in Spenard. Stange wants to keep the sign in the neighborhood as a public art piece.
ITC announces 4 new board members
The Iditarod Trail Committee Monday announced four new members elected to their board of directors.
Juneau glacier monitored for possible record flooding
Scientists in Alaska are closely watching the Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau, for what could be record flooding in the area.
'Putin understands power:' Sullivan discusses Helsinki meeting
President Donald Trump met with Russian leader Vladimir Putin Monday in Finland.
Register by Sunday to vote in Alaska’s 2018 elections
State elections workers are urging unregistered Alaskans to sign up early for voting in this year’s Aug. 21 primary elections, with several offices open through this weekend ahead of Sunday’s deadline to register.
Traffic stop nabs man sought in Kenai-area burglaries
A 27-year-old man wanted on dozens of counts in connection with burglaries at seasonal properties near Kenai last winter was arrested Saturday by Alaska State Troopers.
Hundreds of dead fish dumped off KGB Road
Hundreds of fish were dumped over a cliff near milepost 14.5 on Knik-Goose Bridge R
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Homer police officer overwhelmed by community support
"Good news and bad news. Kidney stones are the least of your worries, you have cancer." Homer police officer is overwhelmed by the support of his community as he battles stage four kidney cancer.
Daybreak stymies dogs with #WhatTheFluff trick
KTVA's Daybreak is trying out a new viral video trend that has dogs around the world thinking, "What the fluff?"
Fresh International Garden provides refugees with urban farming skills
Catholic Social Services runs a refugee program that includes a course in urban farming, but participants learn more than just growing skills.
NPS suspends search for overboard passenger
The National Park Service has suspended their search for a man reported as overboard from a cruise ship in Glacier Bay National Park.
1 assaulted with bat in Wasilla, AST says
Alaska State Troopers are investigating a Saturday night assault in Wasilla in which at least one person was struck with a bat.
City of Nenana issues boil water notice due to leak
The city of Nenana has issued a boil water notice after a leak was discovered in the city's water main.
Alabama man makes lawn journey to Alaska
Alaska is the 49th state in which Rodney Smith, Jr. is cutting lawns as part of his 50-Yard Challenge.
Land-in-trust applications by Alaska tribes under review
The Trump Administration is re-examining whether Alaska tribes can create sovereign areas.
Eagle River hosts annual Bear Paw Festival parade
Thousands of people gathered in Eagle River Saturday for the 33rd Bear Paw Festival’s parade, the centerpiece of the annual summer carnival.
Sand Lake man says men cased his home on video
Amid a wave of home and vehicle break-ins in Anchorage, one homeowner and his neighbors are speaking out.
Witnesses, responders pull man from Gastineau Channel
A man knocked unconscious was rescued from the waters of Juneau's Gastineau Channel with the help of bystanders and emergency responders.
Group creates free reusable shopping bags
A group in Anchorage makes shopping bags and gives them away for free.
Cancer survivors react to Kikkan's breast cancer diagnosis
A support group called Women LISTEN meets every Friday to share their stories and experiences of battling cancer. They say Kikkan's fight shows the disease doesn't discriminate.
Injured vets due big tax refunds because of computer glitch
More than 130,000 U.S. veterans who were released from service due to injuries sustained in combat are due substantial federal income tax refunds because of a Department of Defense error that stretched on for decades.
APD arrests 2 in Fairview drive-by shooting that injured toddler
Anchorage Police said Friday they've arrested and charged two men in connection with a May shooting in Anchorage's Fairview neighborhood that left a young girl injured.
Biologists kill bear suspected in Eagle River maulings
A brown bear which may have been involved in Eagle River maulings last month which left one man dead and another man injured has been killed by state biologists.
Fire tears through home in Hillside
A home on Anchorage's Hillside suffered extensive damage after a fire Friday afternoon.
Rep. Young seeks flexibility for fisheries management
A revision of a federal law sponsored by a congressman from Alaska seeks to add flexibility to fisheries management.
Anchorage man charged with murder in January shooting
An 18-year-old man is facing murder charges in connection with the January shooting of a man at an Anchorage trailer park.
Alaska union head wants two-man governor's race
Vince Beltrami, president of the Alaska AFL-CIO, says Gov. Bill Walker and Mark Begich need to join forces - or one of them needs to drop out.
Get out and go hike Thunderbird Falls
Thunderbird Falls is a leisurely 2-mile walk located along the Eklutna River.
Beier convicted in 2015 double shooting
A jury has found Christian Beier guilty in the 2015 Anchorage shootings of a woman he was dating and his friend, which Beier’s defense had claimed was the result of a love triangle.
Armed man in custody after SWAT standoff
Anchorage police have taken a man who was reportedly “brandishing a weapon” late Wednesday into custody, after an overnight standoff in which the department's SWAT team deployed gas.
Feds: Ice accumulation likely in F/V Destination sinking
Federal accident investigators say evidence indicates an ice accumulation likely led to the deadly sinking of a crab boat last year near an Alaska island.
Suspect wanted in alleged bus stop beating
Anchorage Police say a man pushed, slapped and punched his girlfriend as she walked to a bus stop in late June.
Reality Check: What will Lisa do?
Senator Lisa Murkowski is considered a swing vote in the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. John Tracy says anyone who thinks they can predict how Murkowski will vote needs a Reality Check.